News & Events

i-commit-my-spiritNOEL CAHILL: We would like to notify people of the sad passing of Noel Cahill on 28 March 2018.  Noel’s funeral will take place at St Mary’s Woburn Sands on 17 April at 2 pm. Noel’s family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and prayers over the years. 

FAITH, HOPE, LOVE and MERCY is the last of the trilogy that includes the writings and musings of Fr Stan Condon.  His previous books, If Angels were your Priests, and The Ark, The Animals, God and Me – are the foundations for this, his final book.  Copies are available from Peter Cox (pcox14@btinternet.com) and Brian Plunkett (brian.plunkett@trichocare.co.uk)               

MILL HILL MISSIONARIES: We have been congratulated by The Mill Hill Fathers for raising £742.00 via the Red Box donations in 2017 and they send their thanks, prayers and best wishes.               

LONDON MARATHON: Maureen Okibe is running in aid of The British Heart Foundation on 22 April. The last three years have been a personal battle for Maureen to control her weight and change to a healthier life style. Please look at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/maureen-okibe to find out more about Maureen’s story and support her fundraising if you are able to do so.       

TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS OF CHRISTIAN NEWS: Please accept my apologies for not labelling the copies of the April edition of Christian News. We went on holiday on Friday 23 March, the day the magazines were delivered, and I completely forgot to ask someone to label them for me. Hopefully normal service will resume next month! In the meantime, please help yourself to your copy, which is in a box that is either in the porch or under the table at the back of the Church.   Mary Wilshin          

PETITION AGAINST DECRIMINALISING ABORTION:  Medical bodies are calling for abortion to be decriminalised. There is an SPUC petition in the lobby of the church asking the Prime Minister not to give parliamentary support to this.

FOOD BANK:  Please leave donations in the Baptistery at the back of Church.  This week’s shortages: Tinned Fish (Tuna), Tinned Meat, Long Life Juice, Long Life Semi Skimmed Milk, Tinned Soup (especially Tomato).        

 Used Stamps:  Please save your used stamps and place in box on table at back of Church.  These help raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Online Form for Church Giving: For more information about secure giving click here. To download a form click here  (Northampton Diocese website).

Please email copy for Newsletter to stmarys.newsletter@btinternet.com